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Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,130
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
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Paynesville Area Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,820
To provide better organization of archival materials which will allow the public greater access to the community
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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,664
To hire consultants to develop an exhibit on Dakota culture and history.
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Willmar Design Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified historian to evaluate the downtown Willmar historic district for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
To hire professional conservators to assess a historically significant collections piece and write a long range preservation plan.
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Prairie Country Resource Conservation & Development Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To fabricate and install 26 interpretive markers along portions of Minnesota highways 104, 55, 28 and 29

The grant assisted in hiring a consultant to review and revise 26 historical markers and pictorial tables to make a determination regarding historical accuracy and to facilitate Tribal consultation and input for the Glacial Ridge Trail Scenic Byway Interpretive Signage Project along portions of Minnesota highways 104, 55, 28 and 29.

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Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$58,034

To broaden public access to Kandiyohi County history through a marker system and accompanying guide brochure.

Recipient
City of Atwater
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,485
To provide structural repair and fire protection to the Hotel Atwater, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, for use as a municipal building.
Recipient
Willmar Design Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500

The Willmar Design Center hired Gemini Associates to write a grant application to the National Register to nominate the Lakeland Hotel to the National Register of Historic Places. The nomination was completed, submitted to the State Historic Preservation Office and was determined to meet the documentation requirements for a National Register Registration Form and for the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Registration.

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Peace Lutheran Church
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,730
To hire a qualified historian to evaluate the Lebanon Church for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places
Recipient
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,995
To arrange and microfilm records of eight Kandiyohi County townships.
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Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,845
Six Kandiyohi County Township records were microfilmed and a copy was given to each township and one put into the research library at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society for easier access to the public. The master copy is being stored at Southwest Minnesota State University History Center. KCHS had microfilmed 42 rolls of film. During this project, KCHS assisted Colfax Township in finding their lost records and recovering them from inadequate conditions.
 
The most enduring value of this project is the preservation of the townships public records.
Recipient
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,150
To microfilm township records for eight Kandiyohi County townships to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
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Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,095
To document in seven oral history interviews the history of downtown Willmar residents and businesses.
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The Trust for Public Land
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,739
To conduct a cultural resources assessment of a rural landscape containing a rare old growth elm forest.
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Paynesville Area Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,930
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of underserved populations in the Paynesville area.
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Friends of the Willmar Public Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,687
To broaden public access to primary historic records through a digital reader/printer and additional microfilm rolls to augment the current collection.
Recipient
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan for a traveling exhibit on World War I in Kandiyohi County.